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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Constitutional and Administrative Law 12th ed isbn 9781138208797

Constitutional and Administrative Law 11th ed

ISBN13: 9781138814769
New Edition ISBN: 9781138208797
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780415623650
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback + Online
Price: Out of print

Trusted by students and academics for 20 years! Hilaire Barnett's Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus.

Constantly updating and evolving, it is now accompanied by a range of interactive resources designed to support the teaching and learning needs of today's digital world. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution's past, present and future by analysing and illustrating the political and socio-historical contexts which have shaped the major rules and principles of public law, as well as on-going constitutional reform.

With 12 months' free access to an enhanced electronic version, the interactive eTextbook brings the benefits of digital to the text - searching, online, offline and mobile access, interactive exercises and note-sharing are just some of the features available with this 11th edition.

Key features of the interactive electronic textbook:-

  • One-click access to the cases on LexisNexis and the statutes on the government's legislation archive with over 1,000 embedded hyperlinks in the text
  • End of chapter interactive exercises which enable students to assess their understanding and progress and diagnose areas of weakness
  • An Interactive timeline that provides instant access to essential context on how the constitution has developed historically and politically to the present day
  • All the latest news and case notes on Constitutional and Administrative Law from the Student Law Review, plus bonus 'In Focus' case studies
  • A comprehensive bank of essay questions to help students prepare for assessments
  • The ability to make notes and highlight key sections of the text and to share your notes with the class or your instructor

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part 1 General Introduction
1. Introduction: the Scope of Constitutional Law
2. Sources of the Constitution

Part 2 Fundamental Constitutional Concepts
3. The Rule of Law
4. The Separation of Powers
5. The Royal Prerogative
6. Parliamentary Sovereignty

Part 3 The European Union
7. Structures and Institutions of the European Union
8. European Union law and National Law

Part 4 Central, Regional and Local Government
9. Central Government
10. Responsible Government
11. Devolution and Local Government

Part 5 Parliament
12. The Electoral System
13. Introduction to the House of Commons
14. The Legislative Process
15. Scrutiny of Executive
16. The House of Lords
17. Parliamentary Privilege

Part 6 The Individual and the State
18. The Protection of Human Rights
19. Freedom of Expression and Privacy
20. Freedom of Assembly and Association
21. The Police and Police Powers
22. State Security

Part 7 Judges and the Legal System
23. Judges and the English Legal System

Part 8 Administrative Law
24. Judicial Review: Introduction, Jurisdiction and Procedure
25.Grounds for Judicial Review I: The Substantive Grounds for Judicial Review
26. Grounds for Judicial Review II: Procedural Impropriety
27. Tribunals and Inquiries
28.Commissioners for Administration: Ombudsmen